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Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano and Chairman, Qua Iboe Power Plant Limited (QIPPL), says one billion dollars is to be invested in the Power plant in a partnership involving Mobil Producing Nigeria.
A Danish shipping company said on Tuesday that a container vessel it has chartered has been attacked off the coast of Nigeria, and 11 crew members were missing.
Nigerian authorities on Monday said they were working to find and free 12 crew members of a Swiss-registered cargo ship who were kidnapped by sea pirates at the weekend.
Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has said the amnesty programme in the Niger Delta region remains a priority of the Federal Government.
Nigerian daredevil pirates have again come under global attention as they have been accused of kidnapping 35 seafarers from cargo-laden vessels in the Gulf of Guinea so far this year.
Oil giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited, is liable to a $3.6 billion fine levied on it by the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) over a 2011 crude oil spill offshore on Nigeria’s coastline, a federal court has ruled.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has disclosed the readiness of Denmark to collaborate with Nigeria in stemming the tide of insecurity and corruption in the Gulf of Guinea, particularly, Nigeria.
Six foreign warships and 12 Nigerian Navy combat vessels exhibited their prowess in international maritime policing in a joint multinational navies maneuver, code name EXERCISE EKU KUGBE, which was held at the Bight of Benin.
Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has described security in the Nigerian Maritime domain as work in progress that requires the commitment of all stakeholders to ensure optimum safety of all investments in the sector.
Nigerian Navy (NN) acquired 173 assorted boats, including Epenal boats, Rigid Hull Inflatable boats and Hydrographic Survey boats in 2017 to boost its operations in the maritime domain, the Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ibas, said.
Following the rising spate of socio-political tension in the Gulf of Guinea, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd), Saturday insisted on the leadership of Nigeria within the Gulf of Guinea given Nigeria’s critical and strategic role in Africa.
The Nigerian Navy and her counterparts from 24 other countries on Thursday commenced a multinational sea exercise against piracy, oil theft and other maritime crimes in the Gulf of Guinea (GOG).
The main opposition party in Equatorial Guinea has been dissolved by a court that also jailed 21 of its activists for more than 30 years, state media reported on Tuesday.
India has thanked the governments of Nigeria and Benin for their help and support in recovering its oil tanker that went missing on the Gulf of Guinea with 22 Indians on board.
The crew of a missing Indian oil tanker regained control of the ship from pirates who had hijacked it off Benin's coast, the vessel's management company said Tuesday.
Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have called on Nigerians to eschew bitterness as the nation approaches the February, 2019 polls.
Bauchi State Government has released N20 million for the conduct of the 2018 State’s Annual Qur’Anic Recitation competition.
The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Monday says the role of the population where insurgency is fought is very critical to succeeding in irregular warfare.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the relationship between Nigeria and India as “worthy and mutually beneficial.”
Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday assured Nigerians that legislative duties in the National Assembly would not be relegated to the background in view of the commencement of the 2019 electioneering campaigns.
Officials of the Nigerian Army on Saturday were caught on camera shooting sporadically and assaulting traders at CMS area of Lagos Island.
Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has said he is excited to return to the Super Eagles after he was first called up three years ago.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has launched a full scale investigation into allegations of mismanaging N2.5 billion of the N10 billion grant for the digital switch-over programme of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC).
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Gombe State says 103 people lost their lives in road traffic crashes over the last two years in the state.
Dr Yemi Popoola, a Livestock Specialist at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, says snail farming is a very profitable means of livelihood.